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e Ring and King Hill FielcPs Fistic Sta : pt t : v --- ' 11 idneiday August 18, 1943 I v, Bombers Priming for League Playoffs to Begin Next Week at M ' i J ' ". . JSS, . Will Referee Boxing Bouts Famed Heavyweight Champ Third Man In Ring Next Week . vf v f ' - jj .." II Jack Dempsey, former world's heavyweight champion, will referee the boxing bouts between men from this base and Wendover Field on Tuesday, Aug. 24, Lit. Richard Pickens, base physical training officer, revealed yesterday. Laeut.-CoDempsey, physical education director for the coast guard at Manhattan Beach, New York, during the past several months, will officiate at a boxing program which will fea ture Hill Field's championship team. The former heavyweight boxing champion of the world was invited to headline the boxing event by Governor H. B. Maw of Utah. Lieut.-CdDempsey was referee for one of the main events of the : m. 14-bo- ut m. June, 1942, army program at Og den stadium, and at that time made a brief visit to Hill Field. Proclaimed by sports writers as i) L Nine Blasts Army , Jay to 94 Victory Blasting out five runs in the rath, one run more than their nnents racked up in the en- game, the Hill Field Army nine turned in an im- rive 4 decision in Ogden, ay. over the ARB Deoot 9-- (the Army boys crossed the tter with a run in each of the Jnt four innings ' and climaxed w scoring spree with five more the seventh. Depot Civilians one in the first, one in the w, and added two in the sev- - FIRST AND THIRD . . . Men in the ring for the bouts Tuesday night at John Hill Affleck Park. Former Heavyweight Champ Jack Dempsey, now lieutenant commander in the coast guard, will referee main event starring CpL Eddie Williams, and an unnamed opponent in eight rounds. Dempsey is scheduled to arrive some time Sunday for his second appearance in Ogden. card includes 14 bouts. Field-Wendov- . er Star-spangl- ed Aces Nosed Out By Bushnell Hospital Friday the 13th proved to be a bad luck day for the Hill Field Civilians' baseball team, for they were nosed out by a 5 score in a game with Bushnell hospital The contest, by agreement, lasted only seven innings, but was a spirited tilt while it lasted. were Playing with the Civilians two army men, Stilter and Toth, both of whom did a bang-u- p job at bat. 6-- Civilians Lick State School by 12-- 2 Score their afteriMwni'a work In an Industrial Softball League started on the mou4 game at Monroe Park, Friday, ' Hill Field but was replaced August 13, the Hill Field Civilians the seventh by Stiltner, who momiuut state School bv the score toed shut-oball for the re- - of 12-- 2. The civilians won the ball er of the game. Faught was game in the fifth inning when eigne th nlata men dented the pan. tne chucking for the Clvil- - Kingdon of the civilians pitched team. another masterpiece by only allowa jth, lanky first sacker, and ing the school boys one hit. teher, were playing: their Bill Flld cwiimw J tne for the Army nine, and SUU school ,' Fumy and connected for triples in the Taylor, Kingdon Batteries: for Dorgan ut I ,I l,. and Furawraon. strenth. for- Elwood Collins, Change a nicely reared girl, Isn't merly of the Supply division of to teletypes, has been transferred .. . 1 ahniilt an is Collins bad Camera repair. the ljs r front itr. They Can . Swat 'Em Far and Wide Bound Robin Winner Plays in State Tournament in SLC Jack-Dempse- y I Girls' Team Ties For Second Place Thursday evening the Hill Field Girls from Salt Lake City eked out a close 6 to S decision over team to move the into a tie for second-plac- e position. The came from beginning to end was a pitchers' duel with Betty Thomas of Hill Field holding the lead. Miss Thomas sent 12 batters and the Bitel down via strike-out- s McCullough hurler sent 10 batters down swinging. A seventh-innin- g rally proved the the Hill Fieldfor factor deciding ers when with one out, Gwen Hig-be- e singled. Gwen stole second and went to third on a fielder's choice. The winning tally was scored when Betty Thomas singled to right field. When nlayers were able to con nect with the balls, the drives were nt dcen into the outfield. Home runs were apparently the orderti of the day, with five homers noosi-ithe score. Bonnie Kirk and Darlene Bill counted for two of tti hnm runs for the winners. Eitel-McCullou- gh East Plant Girls Defeat Skyliners holders Silvio Monday, winners of the sec ond leg of the Ogden Industrial league, are being primed during; the week for the playoffs that begin next week. Three teams are at present ready; for the playoff, 321 M.P. team. Bank Smokery, and the Hill Field Bombers. There will be four teamsj the round robin play to do termine the champion in thi northern area . of Utah. Winners; in the Ogden league will then g4 to Salt Lake City to play in th state tournament. Manager Monday has been go ing around in circles trying to get team on the diamond able ta continue the Bombers' outstanding record to date. In the Hill Field league the 482nd Bombers won lft out of 20 games, and the powerful 89th Depot Repair team had won 18 out of 20, but suffered both of their losses to the Bombers. Only three regulars remain since the team started its season play in April. The pitching staff has been tops, with Corp. John H. Mead and Blond David Gunder son flinging their fast ones. Cpl. Byron B. Lunday alone haflj been carrying the catching duties, has been a sparkplug and is a real threat at the plate. Sgt. Jack Raymond is now cov ering the first sack. He was moved in from the outfield and is also. real slugger at the plate. Dependable Sgt. Ellison H. Kirk huff has been covering the second sack since the season started. He's a steady player, and when Mead is at shortstop they form' fast combination around second base. Talkative Sgt. T. Capel has taken over the hot corner. Sgt. Jesse L. Bennett is easily the leading outfielder on the team. Varick, Dempler, Nielsen, Kauff man, Liesendahl, Wearne, Amy, and Cross have been patrolling the outer gardens. New players will be added to thl roster during the week, and the Bombers will be in there to wis the heavyweight king of all time, he will fly to Ogden for next week's boxing matches. Among the attractions on the fistic schedule will be an bout between Cpl. Eddie Williams, Hill Field's and an opponent to be chosen from a group that includes Jackie Burke, Harry Wright, and other fighters of the same caliber. Other Hill Field boxers include Cpl. Francis Kelly, 140 pounds; Pvt Booker T. Smith, 180 pounds; Pvt. Noah Valadez, 125 pounds; Pvt. Bertrand France, 170 pounds; Pvt. Louis Gianotti, 135 pounds; Pvt. Otis Collins, 160 pounds; Pvt. Barney Weatherspoon, 163 pounds; Pvt. Joe Carrington, 163 pounds; Sgt. James Harris, 148 pounds; Pvt. O. C. Phillips, 150 pounds; Pvt Cassmiro Delgado, 160 pounds; Pvt. Mahlon Lord, 185 pounds, and Sgt. Bob LaMelle, 155 pounds. Leading the list of fighters from their first game. Wendover will be Sgt. Millard W. 2491st QM Squadron and the who was Medical Detachment will play to McMurray, AAU national champ in 1940, and decide the winners in the Fortress who Pvt. John Juarez, here at Hill Field. The win won a state Golden Glove cham league ner will meet the 482nd Bombers' er, pionship in 1940. Other Wendover fighters will be Pvts. Harry Sabature, 155 pounds; Leland Huff, 126 pounds; Louis Faturzach, 135 pounds; Melvin K. Clayton, 145 pounds; Bill Samuels, 145 pounds. Three other fighters will be borrowed by Wendover from a bomber group there to fill in the pound bouts on the card, accord ing to word received by Lieut. Pickens. About 600 reserved ringside seats are on sale, and popular prices will prevail. Hill Fielders who wish to attend may get in touch with Lieut. Pickens, extension 8465, for purchase of tickets. 165-17- 5- to decide the Hill Field champion ship. Hill Field Aces Beat M.Ps 3-- 2 Hill Field Civilians bested thg colorful M.P. Guards 2 in a seven inning thriller in the feature game of last Tuesday's schedule in the Ogden Industrial Softball league. 3-- Into the Air . . . Archers Will Make Debut Thursday Hill Fielders win revive one of the oldest and most popular of sports on Thursday, August 26, at 6:30 p.m., at Lester park, when the archers' bows are drawn back and arrows are sighted on the bull's East Plant Softball ten, Inter-Depof the No. 1 spot in the Girls' league, kept an un- eye. manned record and plastered the Thursday evening will be 2 last Wed- setEvery Hill Field Skyliners for the followers of aside park. Robin Hood to practice getting nesday evening at Monroe PlantEast the The victory gave in the center of the as many the arrows those ers four victories in are For that do not know target. in sole how to Tha Kkvliners and as instruction shoot, three with second be given. possession of will sistance losses. Signal :.;,.tnriM and two All equipment will be furnished ar nxt with a .500 average, for Hill Fielders, who may bring Hillcrest down. two and two up or guest with them. The a Enpartner with the Boosters are fourth be a small charge in will fee only cellar for the gineers unchallenged the event that an archer breaks any of the equipment. PThensecond-plac- e Skyliners for run Gals Arsenal matched the innings. Second haltSTANDINGS run for four and ftlamllngn Mult IjUcc Girls got Rrrrratlnit leagues fifth the of they first In the for Pet L Vf hurler, losing to Norma Ellis, 1.000 0 3 a flurry of hits and trotted eight Dhamrocks 1 .667 2 Hill Field 1 .667 2 runs across the platter. Rpmineton 1 2 .333 Skythe Monroe at park Tonight 2 .333 Service Com. ..1 Ninth league Hq. liners will play their final Boost2 .333 Khift No. 1 . . . 1 Remineton O 2 .000 encounter with the Hillcrest Case Area Gophers ers from the civilian dorms. The ot The 482nd Air Base Squadron's inspired Bombers, managed by; ? w ' I 16-- -.- -. one-ha- lf OlrlV League Standings: game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.ASF Pet L W The Signal Girls from the 1.000 4 0 to Kant Plant game a postponed have 2 .600 3 Depot Plant ten, but, Hkvllnerg .500 2 2 Plena Girls play with the East has 3 .400 2 been an- Hi)lcret Booster date no as yet, .223 4 .1 Engineers nounced for the engagement. Ifitrr-Drp- '.'""Hon. "ere the are. left to Hint, front row: Doris Ray. Maxine W..''rni ratrick. Norma Ellis. Fattl Doherty. Back row. 'J'" iT".a ""sen,tVndVenice Nielsen, Sclma Id? WagaUff Marian Sander. Abwnt from the photo " cuy Davis, Nadeen Welter and Vivian uereio" W Vn' w I SHE SHOOTS AN ARROW . . . And where will it land? Come to Lester park next Thurnday, Auguftt 26, and find out. Arch ery, one of man's oldest sports, Is being revived for Hill Fielders again. Above, Helen Pallensen, Processing Unit, shows how it is done.